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Mac OS X Lion With 250 New Features Available in July From Mac App Store

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Apple announced that Mac OS X Lion, the eighth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system with more than 250 new features and 3,000 new developer APIs, will be available to customers in July as a download from the Mac App Store for $29.99. Some of the amazing features in Lion include: new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, an innovative view of everything running on your Mac; the Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore great software, built right into the OS; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.

“The Mac has outpaced the PC industry every quarter for five years running and with OS X Lion we plan to keep extending our lead,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The best version of OS X yet, Lion is packed with innovative features such as new Multi-Touch gestures, system-wide support for full screen apps, and Mission Control for instantly accessing everything running on your Mac.”

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It feels like Snow Leopard just released. I'll grab it after it's been out for a little while, and most of the bugs are squashed.
 
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as usual looks sleek, clean and simple.
and one more it feels pretty exclusive
 
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$29 USD really is unbeatable for an OS and I'm looking forward to the upgrade. I've messed around with the DP releases and they are impressive.
 
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wow......great.......another 30 dollar service pack.
 

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wow......great.......another 30 dollar service pack.
I think there are enough added features for it to be beyond Service Pack.

That's like saying Windows 7 is a $90+ service pack of Vista.
 
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I think there are enough added features for it to be beyond Service Pack.

That's like saying Windows 7 is a $90+ service pack of Vista.
Pretty much....yeah it was.
 

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Well, hey, if that's how you feel, this is at least better than MS.
 
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It's better than that "metro" thing MS has goin on. LOL.
 
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Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion...hmm what could be next? Lynx? Bobcat? Siamese? hehe
 
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Catfish lol :D
 
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Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion...hmm what could be next? Lynx? Bobcat? Siamese? hehe
Maybe Jobs is just in to furries?
 
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I guess this would be good news were it not for the fact that 249 of the "features" are things Apple is "protecting" you from - translation: things they won't let you do on one of THEIR machines.
 

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You both have been sig-quoted!!!! FTW!!!!
 

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I guess this would be good news were it not for the fact that 249 of the "features" are things Apple is "protecting" you from - translation: things they won't let you do on one of THEIR machines.
You're basing this on nothing are you?